“In a recent interview on NPR, the singer revealed that she contacted Apple CEO Tim Cook to get the pronunciation of her name fixed on Siri — and he agreed to do it,” Strange reports. “‘[Siri] pronounces my name wrong,’ said Streisand. ‘Streisand with a soft S, like sand on the beach. I’ve been saying this for my whole career.'”
“‘I called the head of Apple, Tim Cook, and he delightfully agreed to have Siri change the pronunciation of my name, finally,” said Streisand,” Strange reports. “According to the singer, the correct pronunciation will be included ‘with the next update on September 30th.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Oh, September 30th, you say? That’s a bit more accurate that Apple’s official statements on iOS 10: “Coming this fall.” Thanks, Babs!
Currently, Siri pronounces “Streisand” like “Streizand.”
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]